Supporting community

Located in the heart of Chigwell, Bucaan Community House Inc is situated on Bucaan St next to the Allunga Rd shops. Bucaan Community House Inc was initially known as Chigwell Community House Inc and was officially opened in 1986 by the Honourable Ray Groom MHA.

Bucaan is an incorporated body, we are led by an elected community based management committee.

You can do lots at Bucaan! A range of services and classes are available.

Check out our newsletter and timetable below.

Our vision
To create a safe, supportive and caring community.

Our Mission
To be reocognised as a lead organisation that is accessible by its community and that operates within its limitations and available resources.

Our Values
Operate in an open and transparent manner; be inclusive, respectful and non-judgmental, utilise community development principles in how we relate to our community, engage and empower our community, be open to innovative projects, programs and concepts and value teamwork and the contribution of the individual.

Wellness and Reablement
Bucaan Community House is committed to embedding wellness and reablement within all its programs and activities to enable persons to be as independent as possible, to have high self-esteem, and to have the chance to make choices and meaningful contributions to their community.

Child Safety Statement of Commitment

  • BCH is committed to child safety.
  • We want children to be safe, happy and empowered. We support and respect all children, as well as our staff and volunteers.
  • We are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children.
  • We have zero tolerance of child abuse, and all allegations and safety concerns will be treated very seriously and consistently with our robust policies and procedures.  We have legal and moral obligations to contact authorities when we are worried about a child’s safety, which we follow rigorously.
  • We believe children when they raise a concern or make an allegation
  • BCH is committed to preventing child abuse and identifying risks early, and removing and reducing these risks. We have robust human resources and recruitment practices for all staff and volunteers, and are committed to regularly training and educating our staff and volunteers on child abuse risks.
  • We support and respect all children, as well as our staff and volunteers. We are committed to the cultural safety of Aboriginal children, the cultural safety of children from a culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, and to providing a safe environment for children with a disability.
  • We have specific policies, procedures and training in place that support our leadership team, staff and volunteers to achieve these commitments.
  • If you believe a child is at immediate risk, phone 000.

    Regular Activities

    The Centre is closed everyday from 12.30pm to 1.30pm

Monday

Pilates
1:00 pm to 2:00pm

Go Walking
1:00 pm to 3:00pm

Driver Mentoring (daily by appointment)

Commissioner of Declarations (by appointment)

Tuesday
Craft Group
Photography Group
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Go Exercise
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Nil$ – By appointment
2 pm to 4.30 pm

Driver Mentoring (daily by appointment)

Commissioner of Declarations (by appointment)

Boots and All Line Dancing: The Greek Club, 67 Federal St, North Hobart.                                                                                                    Beginners 5.30pm-6.30pm $8.  Improvers 6.30pm-7:00pm $4

Wednesday

Community Garden                                                                                                10am to 2pm 

Food Share Stand                                                                                                    10am to 2pm

Chigwell Community Garden  lunch                                                             12pm to 1pm

Grandparents/Relatives Carer meetings every second Wednesday
9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Linda’s Leadlighting
6:30 pm to 8.30 pm

Driver Mentoring (daily by appointment)

Commissioner of Declarations (by appointment)

Thursday
Boots and All Line Dancing: Moonah Sports Centre
10am to 11am – $3
Wear rubber souled shoes

Playgroup                                                                                                                  10am -12pm

Food Share Stand                                                                                                  10am – 2pm

Driver Mentoring (daily by appointment)

Commissioner of Declarations (by appointment)

Friday
New Activities coming

Driver Mentoring (daily by appointment)

Saturday & Sunday
Centre closed